AYA stands for “Adolescent and Young Adults,” which is defined as ages 15-39. Each year, 89,500 AYAs will be diagnosed with cancer. Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Awareness week was created to raise awareness about the unique challenges that AYA cancer survivors face each day and to show how their community can help.
Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer – Stupid Cancer has some fantastic resources to help and guidance on their site to cover the various challenges and questions that may arise for a young person with cancer. They also have a very useful section informing anyone how they can get involved and help.
Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Awareness Week – ACPMP Also have some useful resources on their site, including some educational webinars.